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Press releases 2017

UNICEF welcomes announcement of next Executive Director

UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged

Children in contact with the law: introduction of child-friendly procedures in Kyrgyzstan

#KidsTakeOverParliament: 15-year-old Kirsina Alieva demands to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities

Worldwide 300 million children suffer from violent methods of upbringing - UNICEF

7,000 newborns die every day, despite steady decrease in under-five mortality, new report says

UNICEF announces a worldwide contest for the best comic hero fighting with climate change!

Only 15 countries worldwide have three essential national policies that support families with young children – UNICEF

Kyrgyzstan is one of the countries with low breastfeeding rates

Countries meet to accelerate progress in maternal and newborn health in Central Asia and the Caucasus

UNICEF and the European Union strengthen the resilience of 700,000 children to cope with natural disasters in Central Asia and the South Caucus

Investments in poor children save more lives per dollar spent, new UNICEF study says

Peacebuilding programme for youth launched by UNICEF and the UK Government in Kyrgyzstan

UNICEF Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, Ms. Afshan Khan visits Kyrgyzstan for first time

More than half of young children deprived of play and early learning activities with their fathers - UNICEF

#СуперАта: UNICEF launched a worldwide campaign to emphasize the important role of fathers in early development of children

At least 2.7 million children are living in residential care worldwide, UNICEF says

Children of Kyrgyzstan - the Link of Times

Children from the border areas of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan holding a forum-theater

Governments must invest in immunizing the most vulnerable children and addressing vaccine hesitancy

Vaccines Work!

Jalal-Abad hospitals receive resuscitation equipment to save child lives

Child Rights Award 2017: A call to broadcasters

UNICEF and the Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan continues cooperation in the interests of children

In Kyrgyzstan, 60 percent of adolescents are confident with their own ability to stay safe while using the internet

The United Nations and the private sector in Kyrgyzstan: exploring areas for potential partnership

Kyrgyzstan is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change in Central Asia

Government of Japan allocates US$11.9 million for disaster risk reduction in Kyrgyzstan.

UNICEF: 80 per cent of youth in the world recognize that internet can be a danger



Press releases 2016

In Kyrgyzstan, 70th anniversary is opportunity for UNICEF outreach

Kyrgyzstan marks World Prematurity Day

In Kyrgyzstan, courts become child friendly

Uniform standards for child development from 0 to 3 years presented in Kyrgyzstan

UNICEF commemorates 70 years of tireless work for the world’s most vulnerable children

Two hundred world-renowned writers come together for children’s rights

Kyrgyzstan: school children improve their preparedness to emergencies using an online course

Football match Kyrgyzstan - Turkmenistan devoted to the International Day of the Girl Child

Kyrgyz children join the World’s Largest Lesson

Every child needs a family: promoting family care through football

UNICEF and Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan join efforts to promote children’s rights

77 million newborns globally not breastfed within first hour of life - UNICEF

New global partnership and fund to end violence against children everywhere

Parliamentarians for Evaluation on the way to achieve SDG

National Forum on Nutrition and Food Security a milestone for Kyrgyzstan

British Ambassador Robin Ord-Smith and UNICEF Representative Yukie Mokuo visiting Batken province

Challenge the social norms in Kyrgyzstan with the first TEDxYouth event

Building technologies for children in Kyrgyzstan: how to improve HIV treatment for children via mobile tools?

Representatives of 18 countries start a joint Executive Boards visit to Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan has achieved MDG # 4 on reducing child mortality

EU and UNICEF renews partnership to protect children from disasters in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus




A new nomination at the Central Asian Advertising Festival Red Jolbors

National Strategic Studies Institute and UNICEF in Kyrgyzstan to launch innovative tool to measure public opinion




Results of the joint project between the Government of Japan and UNICEF




A call to action for inclusive education reform gathers political momentum

Master class: writing scripts for social series on child rearing

British Government donates funds to UNICEF for supporting children suffered from violence and preventing violence among and by children in Kyrgyzstan

Books handing over

The Government of Kyrgyz Republic and donors strive to optimise investment process in in the Education Sector




More than 1,200 children attend new kindergartens in Batken and Jalal-Abad provinces

National Forum on Prevention of Offences and Crimes by and Against Juveniles

UNICEF Regional Director visits Kyrgyzstan

Help more children reach their fifth birthday: Millions celebrate Global Handwashing Day 2012 worldwide.

Turning research into action to eliminate torture and ill-treatment of children in detention

Project launches to educate school children on vital safe behaviourduring disasters

UNICEF commends Kyrgyzstan’s Commitment to Accelerate Efforts on Saving Children’s Lives

Cold Chain Equipment for Vaccines from Japan to Kyrgyzstan

Youth Forum

One-minute films on “Children and Justice”

Osh Residents Clean City Canals and Ak-Buura River

Evaluation of the quality of medical services for pregnant women and newborns

The Government of Japan funds $5 million to improve the learning environment for children in Kyrgyzstan

UN Plants Trees of Peace

Government of the United Kingdom grants USD 8 million to UNICEF’s new Equity Programme in Kyrgyzstan




EU - UNICEF to support juvenile justice reforms in 8 countries

The 2012-2016 Country Program Action Plan signed by the Kyrgyz Government

In Bishkek, the First Centre in Kyrgyzstan has Opened to Provide Assistance to Children who Have Suffered Violence and Cruel Treatment

UN Agencies urge the Government of Kyrgyzstan to reconsider the initiation of new investigations brought against doctors and nurses accused of infecting children with HIV

Results of the Joint Projects in South Kyrgyzstan

A 17th Youth Centre is Opened in South Kyrgyzstan

Preparing for a New School Year

National Conference: Education Development Strategy 2020 and the Medium Term Programme for Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2012-2014

Scaling up nutrition investments leads to fewer child deaths and improves economy

UNICEF Executive Director Mr. Anthony Lake visits Kyrgyzstan

National campaign against polio launched in Kyrgyzstan




National Conference: Education Development Strategy 2020 and the Medium Term Programme for Education Development in the Kyrgyz Republic for 2012-2014

Second stage of national polio immunization campaign begins in Kyrgyzstan

Two rounds of immunization against poliomyelitis will be conducted in Kyrgyzstan to prevent the importation and further transmission of the virus in the country

UNICEF: Kyrgyzstan fighting splits families

UNICEF sends supplies to Central Asia crisis

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: Monetary support to vulnerable families with children

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: The right of children to justice

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: Developments in pre-school education

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: Study on Preschool Teacher Shortage

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: Research on use of vitamin and mineral powder in Talas Province

News Digest and Resources, January-March 2010: Evaluation of how the health system helps parents to care for and support the development of their children




News Digest, August – September 2009. The Seventh Central Asian Forum on Education

News Digest, August – September 2009. A holistic approach to early childhood development

News Digest, August – September 2009. An assessment of the state programmes and efforts against child poverty has been conducted

News Digest, August – September 2009. A manual for specialists in juvenile justice has been developed

News Digest, August – September 2009. A state residential care institution is to be transformed into a child and family support center

News Digest, August – September 2009. Child Protection System Reform National Plan of Action has been drafted

Meeting with Children

News Digest, June-July 2009. Developing Self Governance System

News Digest, June-July 2009. Improving the Functioning of the Child Welfare System in Kyrgyzstan

News Digest, June-July 2009. Addressing ‘the Teaching Crisis’

News Digest, June-July 2009. Improving the Nutrition of 6-24 month Old Children

News Digest, June-July, 2009. Reducing the Stigma and Discrimination Against Children and Families Infected or Afected by HIV

News Digest, June-July, 2009. Improving the Quality of Health Care Services for Women and Children

News Digest, June-July, 2009. Defining the Nutritional Status of Children

A programme to improve the nutrition of 6-24 month old children in Talas Province by means of home food fortification using “Gulazyk”

Maternal and Infant Mortality on the Agenda




November 2008, Reforming child care systems in the Central Asia and beyond

October 2008: UNICEF Executive Director visits Kyrgyzstan

October 2008, Children bear brunt of earthquake tragedy

September 2008, Improving Communication on Health

September 2008, Reform of Kyrgyz juvenile justice

September 2008, Protection for children adopted internationally

September 2008, Kyrgyz legislation on flour fortification and marketing of breast-milk substitutes

September 2008, Kyrgyzstan approaches universal salt iodization

September 2008, Foregrounding social aspects of local development policies

September 2008, Consultations on Social Assistance Reforms



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